Brunswick Heads

Byron Bay

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Brunswick Heads

Brunswick Heads is a beautiful coastal village on the mouth of the Brunswick River. About 15 minutes' drive from Byron Bay, this charming town is on the doorstep of many white sandy beaches such as Brunswick Heads beach, a popular spot for swimmers and anglers. With excellent boating and fishing, inviting pubs and cafés, and delicious fish and chips, the town is a delightful destination year-round.

Do & See

Byron Bay is a great place to get active, be it surfing, kayaking, sailing or swimming at a beautiful beach. Enjoy the thrill of skydiving and hand-gliding, and see a glorious sunrise from a hot-air balloon. Climb Mount Warning, an extinct volcano, and walk in World Heritage rainforest. Snorkelling and diving are popular, too. The reefs around Byron Bay are teeming with colourful fish, turtles and corals. Visit the resident dolphins on a kayak in Cape Byron Marine Park and spot whales during their annual migration from a headland, kayak or cruise boat. Byron Bay also celebrates the arts. Each year some of the best musicians in the world perform in Byron Bay. Bluesfest is Australia’s premier blues and roots festival. Splendour in the Grass is an exciting mix of contemporary performers. And there are writers and film festivals. From verdant hinterland and sparkling beaches to acclaimed festivals and farmers markets, Byron Bay offers many exhilarating and delightful things to do and see. Explore the region’s enchanting towns, markets and boutiques, and unwind in the easy-going atmosphere.